Palatka Police Department

  • Agency: Palatka Police Department
  • Address: 110 N. 11th Street, Palatka, 32177 FL
  • Chief: Gary Getchell (Chief of Police)
Phone: 386-329-0115
Fax: 386-329-0159

Palatka Police Department is located at 110 N. 11th Street, Palatka, 32177 FL. The Chief of Police of the department is Gary Getchell. The Palatka Police Department phone number is 386-329-0115.

Palatka Police Department News

We would like to thank all of the indidviduals who participated, donated and/or volunteered, for the 2017 Palatka Police Department's 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat event. Here is a little video for those who were unable to attend. We hope you enjoy. Palatka Police Athletic League

We would like to thank all of the partners and participants in this years Palatka Pride Fall Festival.

We are in need for 8-10 bails of hay for our community trick or treat. We can arrange to pickup and return after Tuesday. Thank you!!

Lee Conlee House is hosting a "Needed Items Drive" to help support the women & children currently residing in emergency shelter. If you would, please help us, help them! Items can be dropped off at the Police Department or Contact the number listed on the flyer. Thanks for helping a good cause.

Detectives conducted a reverse sting on Darius Hall today when he attempted to sell a Stolen ATV on Facebook Marketplace. Hall met with undercover officers to sell the ATV. Hall was apprehended after a foot chase. The ATV was reported stolen from Mark Robbins Radiator on 10-24-27.

Come join us saturday for the fall festival

2nd annual Trunk or Treat

You can run....but you can't hide!

Facebook we need your help to Catch a Criminal! This Caterpillar Model 289C was stolen from the Palatka Riverfront Park over the weekend. Any information recieved could be eligible for a reward! Please contact Det. Johnson at 386-329-0115 or contact Crime Stoppers.

Come Join Us for Palatka PAL Basketball

The Palatka Police Department is announcing it's 2nd annual Trunk or Treat event at the Palatka Mall on October 31, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm. Several emergency services agencies, local clubs and businesses are particparticipating. Everyone is invited to attend. Last year over 3,000 children and families attended the event. This Year we plan to make the event bigger and better. Anyone who would like to donate can drop off unopened bags of candy at the Palatka Police Department located at 110 North 11th Street. We will be posting a flyer soon. Have a question concerning the event? Contact Captain Matt Newcomb at 386-329-0115.

Memebers of Pink out Putnam paid a visit to the Palatka Police Department. Officers will be wearing pink ribbons throughout the month of October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Press Release: On Thursday, September 28th the Palatka Police Department Detective Division conducted an undercover operation regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors. This operation stemmed from numerous complaints being received from concerned parents. During the course of the investigation a person under the age of 21 who was working under the direction of the Detectives was sent into Six (6) businesses and attempted to purchase alcohol. These businesses were selected based on complaints. The following locations were cited for Selling Alcohol to a Person under 21 Years of Age: • 238 North Highway 17 • 3200 Crill Avenue • 1300 Moseley Avenue • 2101 Husson Avenue

Special Thanks to Publix for the cake that was donated for our officers today!! We appreciate it Publix!

We have some animals that need a home. If you are interested in adopting one please contact Nora Baker with the City of Palatka Animal Control Unit at 386-329-0115.

Special Thanks goes out to In & Out Charters and Fire Disc for the wonderful food they cooked for first responders in Putnam County. They traveled from Louisiana just to cook this wonderful Cajun food. Thank you so much we appreciate what you did for us today! #in&outcharters #firedisc

The handgun safety class scheduled for this friday September 22nd and 23rd has been canceled.

The Palatka Pride Clean-up for Saturday September 16, 2017 has been canceled due to the damage caused by Hurricane Irma.

CITY OF PALATKA PRESS RELEASE: PALATKA GOVERNMENT OFFICES CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF WEEK; WATER UTILITY ADMIN OFFICES OPEN AT PALATKA GAS AUTHORITY; PALATKA CITY COMMISSION and CRA WILL HOLD SEPT. 14TH MEETINGS, 5:00 & 6:00 P.M. City of Palatka Government Offices are closed to the public for the rest of this week due to recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma. City Offices will resume normal operations on Monday, Sept. 18. All City employees will be required to report to work as usual and will be out in force working in the community. City Water/Sewer Utility Administration offices are open for normal business at the Palatka Gas Authority, 518 Main Street, Palatka, PH 386-328-1591. Utility bills can be paid in person or on line. Go to the City’s website at for on-line payment options. The Palatka CRA (Community Redevelopment Meeting) 5:00 p.m. meeting WILL BE HELD. This meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. City Hall will open at 4:30 p.m. for this meeting. ALSO, The Palatka City Commission’s scheduled September 14, 2017 meeting WILL BE HELD. This meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.

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